come knocking at (one's) door

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come knocking at (one's) door

To present (itself) to one as a possibility in the near future, especially temporarily. Usually refers to opportunities or desirable options. It was hard leaving my parents and all my friends from high school, but when an opportunity to attend school in Europe came knocking at my door, I knew I had to seize the chance. What would you do if the chance to make half a million dollars suddenly came knocking at your door?
See also: come, door, knock
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But when misfortune comes knocking at his door, he looks for someone to blame and focuses on Nixon.
Yet now, along with today's Lowther Stakes hope Bint Allayl, the Lambourn trainer looks like having some serious ammunition for next year-unless Godolphin comes knocking at his door.